The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 63 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.29% 1.28% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 27.78% 8.97% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -29.34%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
108 145 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.86% 14.27% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 91 118 102
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +16 17 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cirencester - 6 £34,000 - 1
Gloucester -2 5 £32,500 +3.17%
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (95.74%) Windows
3 29 (61.70%) Windows Server
4 28 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (55.32%) Citrix
6 24 (51.06%) Linux
7 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
7 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (42.55%) XenApp
9 19 (40.43%) SCCM
10 17 (36.17%) SQL
10 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
10 17 (36.17%) Firewall
11 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
12 14 (29.79%) Symantec
12 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
13 13 (27.66%) DHCP
13 13 (27.66%) DNS
13 13 (27.66%) Cisco
13 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
13 13 (27.66%) Sophos
14 12 (25.53%) WSUS
14 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
15 11 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (23.40%) NetBackup
15 11 (23.40%) Backup Exec
15 11 (23.40%) SAN
15 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
15 11 (23.40%) NetApp

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Apache
3 8 (17.02%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
3 13 (27.66%) DHCP
3 13 (27.66%) DNS
4 11 (23.40%) SAN
5 9 (19.15%) SMTP
6 7 (14.89%) VPN
7 5 (10.64%) SSL
8 2 (4.26%) WAN
9 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.13%) LAN
9 1 (2.13%) NAS
9 1 (2.13%) Network Security
9 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) ClearQuest
2 3 (6.38%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix Support
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) HTML
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) LAMP
3 3 (6.38%) COM
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Client/Server
2 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Windows Server
3 26 (55.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (51.06%) Linux
5 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (19.15%) Unix
7 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
8 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) CentOS
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
1 11 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (12.77%) SIEM
4 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.64%) Defect Management
4 5 (10.64%) Functional Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
4 5 (10.64%) System Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Usability Testing
4 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.15%) Perl
2 9 (19.15%) Python
3 6 (12.77%) VBScript
4 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) Java
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (19.15%) MCITP
3 9 (19.15%) MCSA
3 9 (19.15%) MCSE
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.77%) CCNA
5 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (10.64%) ISEB
6 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
9 1 (2.13%) CCIE
9 1 (2.13%) CCNP
9 1 (2.13%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.13%) VCAP
9 1 (2.13%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (42.55%) XenApp
3 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
4 9 (19.15%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.38%) Postfix
6 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.13%) KVM
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) SCCM
2 12 (25.53%) WSUS
3 11 (23.40%) Backup Exec
3 11 (23.40%) NetBackup
4 9 (19.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (19.15%) SCOM
5 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (8.51%) OpenView
7 2 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (4.26%) Zenoss
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (55.32%) Citrix
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.79%) Symantec
5 13 (27.66%) Cisco
5 13 (27.66%) Sophos
6 11 (23.40%) NetApp
7 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
8 7 (14.89%) HP
9 6 (12.77%) AppSense
9 6 (12.77%) Palo Alto
10 5 (10.64%) Remedy
10 5 (10.64%) Sybase
11 2 (4.26%) F5
11 2 (4.26%) IBM
12 1 (2.13%) EMC
12 1 (2.13%) iManage
12 1 (2.13%) Juniper
12 1 (2.13%) Sage
12 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + £6k car allowance, 10% pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Salary: attractive based on experience
Posted: 20 days ago